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The Whitney Family in Sandestin

  Kitty Whitney had embarked on a critical-care nursing career as her husband, Todd, accepted his first electrical engineering position with a computer hardware manufacturer, Dallas Semiconductor. Off to Dallas, Texas, they went. The couple realized the need to set…

Nathan Archer: The Arts Live Here

Nathan Archer has been the Editorial Cartoonist for the Tallahassee Democrat since 2016. A native of Richmond, Virginia, he’s lived in Tallahassee since 2002 when he came here for graduate school at Florida State University. Nathan loves mentoring students, promoting…

Self Expression: It's Your Right

photo by scott holstein Days after the Parkland, Florida, killings in February, thousands of young people descended on the Old Capitol in Tallahassee to demonstrate and to express their anger and disappointment about our nation’s gun laws and gun culture.…

Insisting Upon Tomorrow

photo by saige roberts  I spied the tiniest of turtles, little more than a hatchling. For long minutes, it moved not at all, flotsam with its head protruding above the surface of the pond. I thought about the odds that…